SNEAK PEEK: Praetorian Rising Chapter 1

When the spark of a rebellion wakes to find her entire past obliterated from her mind, she must decide on uncovering the demons from her past or running from them entirely.

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INSTA INTERVIEW WITH J.MCSPADDEN: Let’s Talk Praetorian Rising

Praetorian Rising Q & A WITH GUEST WRITER Drew Menard Ad Asta Per Aspera It is the rallying cry of the Rogue Rebellion in โ€œPraetorian Rising,โ€ the debut novel from Jessie McSpadden. Translated, the phrase means โ€œTo the Stars Through Difficulty.โ€ In the kingdom of Aspera, ruled by the cruel High King LeMarc Lowenhaar, hope […]

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When In Quarantine We Bake. When Without an Oven, We Improvise.

Today on the quarantine battle of stay at home blues I decided I would make some KETO BREAD! Not only am I dying for a sandwich, I also want something to eat that isn’t just EGGS in the morning. I pulled out all of my ingredients for Keto Sourdough Artisan bread, turned toward the oven […]

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The Sounds of Silence in the City

I am trying to remember what my street sounded like two weeks ago. Walking my dog this morning it was strange to turn the corner of a typically busy corner and hear no cars moving down the road. Usually on a Monday morning there would be cars honking, people walking, buses taking patrons to work, […]

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When In Quarantine – We eat, drink and be Panicked

When I got married I promised my husband that I wouldn’t gain an aggressive amount of weight. I was allowed an additional 2 lbs gain per year however until I reach 60 and then….I can seriously stop caring about “weight”. It was a silly thing to promise, but I did promise it because I honestly […]

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While in Quarantine: Day 1

Strange. That is what this world is today. Every corner I turn, and every minute I read a new headline in the news I can’t help but feel an impending sense of panic and doom. It’s a very weird thing to feel, especially as I look out my door and see sunshine, happy little birds […]

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Praetorian Rising Series: Updates From the Author

Hello to All my Rogue Rebels, and those thinking of joining the FIGHT! I wanted to give you some updates on where I am with this series and some exciting news on what is to come! This past week I sent my editor, the lovely Ashley R. Carlson my manuscript of Book 2 of the […]

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Archimedes

I woke up this morning with a lovely note from my editor. She is halfway through the edits, and is excited with the layout and world building of book 2 in the Praetorian Rising series. I can’t even begin to describe how exciting and nerve wracking the feeling is of someone else reading your book […]

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Praetorian Rising Character Spotlight: CHARLIE BALLEN

There is a little secret to this character that I haven’t shared to many. Not only is Charlie one of my favorite characters, but in the original script Charlie was actually a guy. During my first read through with my editor, it was pointed out that I had too many male characters surrounding one single […]

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KDP Select and Paid Book Promotions: Do They Work?

Last week I decided to do a short test for Praetorian Rising. I wanted to see what KDP Select was all about, but I also wanted to understand how to promote my Ebook for more downloads. The number one piece of advice I could give to any author out there is that you must accept […]

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